2014 Stankavage did not see game action as a true freshman... Impressed teammates as a scout team quarterback during fall camp... Worked to add weight through solid conditioning effort during first year on campus.
High School Senior captain... Two-year starter for Raleigh private school power... As senior QB, completed 247 of 408 passes for 3,564 yards and 34 TDs, helping Crusaders to 9-4 record and Class 3A state playoff run... Also rushed for 1,058 yards and 13 TDs... Named region's Offensive Player of the Year and First Team Big 8 as senior... In 2012, threw for 1,920 yards and 28 TDs as Cardinal Gibbons were conference champions and had an 11-1 overall record... Played varsity basketball.
Personal Shawn Anthony Stankavage... Born Oct. 3, 1995... Son of Scott Stankavage and Sue Walsh... Has four sisters, Sarah, Shelby, Ella and Jordan, and a brother, Leo... Dad played QB at University of North Carolina and in NFL with Denver Broncos; mom was an elite swimmer, qualifying for the 1980 Moscow Olympics in the 200-meter backstroke which was boycotted by the United States.